May 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
clinical trials are underway now at 20 sites around the united states. the doctor has successfully treated more than a thousand patients in his private practice. >> we started treating the first patients approximately five or six years ago. and the success rate is approximately 86%. >> reporter: how did rusty templeton do? >> my pain before was at least a 10. >> reporter: two months after the procedure? >> it's still around a 5 because i have an underlying issue. but i can lay down now. things are better. i can walk around. i can drive where i couldn't drive before. >> the pain level i had before the procedure was probably around 6 to worse. >> reporter: christopher joseph was in a car accident. how was his pain two months after the procedure? >> right now it's at 0. >> reporter: is is this some wild and crazy idea or is this something that really has promise? >> i think it does possess incredible potential and therefore promise. >> reporter: dr. michael de palma is a spine specialist in richmond, virginia. the north american spine society has just published his paper on the latest
May 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
represent the united states. it would be a big thing. >> reporter: the competition was yesterday. in attendance many of the brightest minds from some of the best schools in the country. these kids were really impressed with the field. by which i mean the field. >> it's been a long time. >> reporter: they dressed as old-fashioned aviators and then took to the skies like the barn stormers that they are. their first attempt went about 50 feet to high. by late morning, things started really looking up for these long shots. >> looking good. >> thank you. >> reporter: in the end, out of 100 entrants, they took home a very respectable 11th place finish. sheila couldn't have been any prouder. >> you're going to build another one. >> reporter: as for her dream of becoming a permanent resident of these united states, on that, the teacher would be wise to listen to the students. >> never give up. you can do anything in this world as long as you never give up. >> osgood: a story from correspondent steve hartman. now to bob schieffer in washington for a look at what's ahead on "face the nation."
May 20, 2012 9:00am EDT
living as if they were on islands of their own. >> today in the united states there are about 32.7 million americans living alone. >> reporter: that's an incredible number. >> that's an incredible number. >> reporter: if you live alone, you're not alone. later on sunday morning. >> osgood: then it's on to an island that is a genuine whistle stop. we'll be hearing all about that from our tracy smith. (whistling) >> reporter: on the island, you can say anything with a whistle. and it works in any language, even ours. the whistling language of lago mera. >> tan tass ticko. >> osgood: roughing it is standard operating procedure on the work a day man made island lee cowan will be visiting. >> reporter: their iron tent tackles stretching for miles beneath the waves, surrounded by water, noise, grit and grime, it's a special kind of island resident who live and work out here. >> you do have to have a special heart for it. you know, it's not for everybody. >> reporter: life aboard a man made island later on sunday morning. >> osgood: who is all dressed up with somewhere to go this morning?
May 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
another one. >> reporter: as for her dream of becoming a permanent resident of these united states, on that, the teacher would be wise to listen to the students. >> never give up. you can do anything in this world as long as you never give up. >> osgood: a story from correspondent steve hartman. now to bob schieffer in washington for a look at what's ahead on "face the nation." good morning, bob. >> schieffer: it's all about fallout from what the president said on gay marriage, charles. we'll hear from ted olsen, former bush administration solicitor general, massachusetts governor deval patrick, tony perkins of the family research council, and american idol singer clay aken among others. >> osgood: a cast of thousands this morning. thank you, bob schieffer. we'll be watching. and next week here on sunday morning? ports of call. in the middle of nowhere,rentat is always headed somewhere. to give it a sense of direction, at&t created a mobile asset solution to protect and track everything. so every piece of equipment knows where it is, how it's doing or where it goes next. ♪ this is th